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Irwell Springs

Also/previously known as: Irwell Springs (Bacup)

This band no longer exists.
Region:North West
Years active:1864 - 1960

Contest Results



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Date Contest Position Test Piece Draw Conductor
6th Sep 1958 British Open Sunset Rhapsody 12 Harry Cheshire
22nd Mar 1958 North West Area (Championship Section) The Moor of Venice Harry Cheshire
24th Nov 1956 Wigan Contest Recollections of Meyerbeer [arr. Greenwood] 18 Trevor Walmsley
13th Oct 1956 Bury Contest Unknown, do you know?
24th Mar 1956 North West Area (Second Section) 4 Snowdon Fantasy 2 Trevor Walmsley
3rd Dec 1955 Bury Contest 5 Moments with Wagner Unknown, do you know?
26th Nov 1955 Wigan Contest 3 Moments with Mozart 15 Trevor Walmsley
22nd Oct 1955 Rochdale Contest Rigoletto [unknown arranger] Trevor Walmsley
3rd Jun 1955 Whit Friday Heywood 1 Unknown, do you know?
21st May 1955 Grand Shield Rhapsody in Brass 2 Trevor Walmsley
11th Jun 1954 Whit Friday Middleton 2 Unknown, do you know?
12th Dec 1953 East Lancashire BBA (Section 1) 2 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
29th May 1953 Whit Friday Heywood 1 Unknown, do you know?
16th May 1953 Grand Shield Owain Glyndwr 6 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
21st Mar 1953 North West Area (Championship Section) Rhapsody in Brass 1 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
6th Sep 1952 British Open Scena Sinfonica 15 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
19th Jul 1952 Farnworth Contest 1 Songs of England [Bath] Unknown, do you know?
6th Jun 1952 Whit Friday Heywood 1 Unknown, do you know?
17th May 1952 Grand Shield 2 Pride of Race 6 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
5th May 1951 Rhyl Contest (First Section) W
7th Apr 1951 North West Area (Championship Section) Atlantic [Wright] Frederick Lonsdale Garth
2nd Sep 1950 British Open Resurgam 20 Noel Thorpe
20th May 1950 Rhyl Contest (First Section) Coriolanus Unknown, do you know?
3rd Sep 1949 British Open Rhapsody in Brass 19 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
21st May 1949 Rhyl Contest (First Section) Lorenzo Frederick Lonsdale Garth
4th Sep 1948 British Open Music for Brass 15 Noel Thorpe
24th Sep 1938 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) An Epic Symphony 11 J. Jennings
25th Sep 1937 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Pageantry 12 Willie Wood
26th Sep 1936 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Kenilworth 9 Clifton Jones
27th Jun 1936 Leeds Contest (Section One) Clifton Jones
18th Apr 1936 Southport Music Festival Contest Tchaikovsky [arr. W. Rimmer] 9 Clifton Jones
28th Sep 1935 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Pride of Race 18 Clifton Jones
15th Sep 1934 Butlins March Contest (Class A) March: The Black Knight 6 Clifton Jones
30th Sep 1933 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Prometheus Unbound 2 William Halliwell
4th Sep 1933 British Open Princess Nada 8 William Halliwell
20th May 1933 Headingley Contest 1 William Halliwell
1st Oct 1932 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) A Downland Suite 18 William Halliwell
26th Sep 1931 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Honour and Glory [Bath] 7 William Halliwell
7th Sep 1931 British Open 4 Springtime 13 William Halliwell
29th May 1931 Whit Friday Bury 1 Unknown, do you know?
27th Sep 1930 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 3 The Severn Suite 4 William Halliwell
28th Sep 1929 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Victory [Jenkins] 13 Harry Barlow
24th Sep 1927 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) The White Rider 4 Harry Barlow
25th Sep 1926 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) An Epic Symphony 2 William Halliwell
26th Sep 1925 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 2 Joan of Arc [Wright] 7 William Halliwell
7th Sep 1925 British Open 5 Macbeth [Keighley] 14 William Halliwell
27th Sep 1924 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) W On the Cornish Coast
1st Sep 1924 British Open Selection from Franz Liszt 12 William Halliwell
28th Jun 1924 Halifax Contest (First Section) Sonata on the 94th Psalm 8 Unknown, do you know?
14th Jun 1924 Blackpool Contest The Flying Dutchman [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
7th Jun 1924 Hardraw Scar 2 The Flying Dutchman [arr. Hartmann] William Halliwell
29th Sep 1923 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) W Oliver Cromwell
3rd Sep 1923 British Open Dinorah [arr. Godfrey] 5 William Halliwell
2nd Jun 1923 Hardraw Scar Unknown, do you know?
23rd Sep 1922 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 6 Freedom (Brass Band Symphony No. 1) 3 William Halliwell
4th Sep 1922 British Open Lohengrin [arr. Johnstone] 7 Walter Nuttall
22nd Jul 1922 Sheffield Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?
24th Sep 1921 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Life Divine 17 Walter Nuttall
5th Sep 1921 British Open Maritana [arr. Godfrey] J. A. Greenwood
25th Sep 1920 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 3 Coriolanus 11 J. A. Greenwood
6th Sep 1920 Belle Vue September Contest I Lombardi 12 J. A. Greenwood
1st Sep 1919 Belle Vue September Contest The Lily of Killarney [arr. Godfrey] 4 Walter Nuttall
7th Sep 1918 Belle Vue September Contest 2 Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey] 11 Walter Nuttall
1st Sep 1917 Belle Vue September Contest Le Pre-aux-Clercs [arr. Godfrey] 4 William Halliwell
2nd Sep 1916 Belle Vue September Contest 6 La Traviata [arr. Godfrey] 1 William Halliwell
4th Sep 1915 Belle Vue September Contest 4 Il Furioso [arr. Godfrey] 9 William Halliwell
7th Sep 1914 Belle Vue September Contest 5 Joseph und seine Brüder [arr. Godfrey] 8 William Halliwell
27th Sep 1913 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 1 Labour and Love 5 William Halliwell
1st Sep 1913 Belle Vue September Contest 3 A Souvenir of Gounod [arr. Godfrey] 9 William Halliwell
21st Jun 1913 Newtown Contest 3 Grand Selection: Wagner's Works Unknown, do you know?
17th May 1913 New Brighton Contest 6 The Bohemian Girl [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
28th Sep 1912 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 2 William Tell [arr. Rimmer] 7 William Halliwell
2nd Sep 1912 Belle Vue September Contest 6 Les Diamants de la Couronne [arr. Godfrey] 12 William Halliwell
17th Aug 1912 Burnley Contest 1 Maritana [arr. Smith] 3 William Halliwell
30th Sep 1911 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Les Huguenots [arr. W. Rimmer] 17 Alexander Owen
4th Sep 1911 Belle Vue September Contest 5 Eugene Onegin [arr. Godfrey] 15 Alexander Owen
10th Jun 1911 New Brighton Contest L'Africaine [arr. Grosse] 10 Alexander Owen
1st Oct 1910 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 2 Gems of Schubert 7 Alexander Owen
5th Sep 1910 Belle Vue September Contest Acis and Galatea [arr. Godfrey] 10 Alexander Owen
6th Aug 1910 New Brighton Contest 7 Weber's Works 3 Walter Nuttall
30th Jul 1910 Manchester (White City) Contest Weber's Works 6 Walter Nuttall
25th Jun 1910 Newtown Contest 3 Weber's Works 4 Walter Nuttall
28th May 1910 Darwen Contest 3 Weber's Works 7 Unknown, do you know?
21st May 1910 New Brighton Contest 4 Weber's Works 10 Walter Nuttall
26th Mar 1910 Barnoldswick Contest 1 Weber's Works 4 Walter Nuttall
25th Sep 1909 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) Der Fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman) [arr. Godfrey] 9 William Rimmer
6th Sep 1909 Belle Vue September Contest 6 Il Bravo [arr. Godfrey] 10 William Rimmer
5th Jun 1909 New Brighton Contest 1 Verdi's Works [arr. W. Rimmer] William Rimmer
4th Jun 1909 Rochdale (Cheetham Street) Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
4th Jun 1909 Whit Friday Bacup 1 Unknown, do you know?
26th Sep 1908 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 1 Rienzi [arr. Cope] 3 William Rimmer
12th Sep 1908 Matlock Contest 3 Rossini [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
7th Sep 1908 Belle Vue September Contest 6 A Souvenir of Grieg [arr. Godfrey] 8 William Rimmer
18th Jul 1908 Bradford Contest 4 Rossini [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
27th Jun 1908 Newtown Contest 2 Rossini [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
13th Jun 1908 New Brighton Contest 1 Rossini [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
12th Jun 1908 Shawforth March Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
12th Jun 1908 Whit Friday Shaw 2 Unknown, do you know?
12th Jun 1908 Whit Friday Heyside 3 Unknown, do you know?
12th Jun 1908 Whit Friday Whitworth 3 Unknown, do you know?
30th May 1908 Darwen Contest Rossini [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
2nd Sep 1907 Belle Vue September Contest Robin Hood [MacFarren arr. Godfrey] 3 William Rimmer
20th Jul 1907 York Contest 2 Il Trovatore [unknown arranger] 8 William Rimmer
29th Jun 1907 Newtown Contest 2 Il Trovatore [unknown arranger] William Rimmer
25th May 1907 New Brighton Contest 2 Il Trovatore [unknown arranger] William Rimmer
18th May 1907 Darwen Contest 4 Il Trovatore [unknown arranger] William Rimmer
29th Sep 1906 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 6 Gems of Chopin [arr. Short] 15 William Rimmer
3rd Sep 1906 Belle Vue September Contest 5 Les Huguenots [arr. Godfrey] 7 William Rimmer
30th Sep 1905 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 1 Roland a Ronceveaux 17 William Rimmer
4th Sep 1905 Belle Vue September Contest 1 Cosi Fan Tutte [arr. Godfrey] William Rimmer
26th Aug 1905 Southport Contest 1 2 William Rimmer
19th Aug 1905 Nelson Contest 1 Gems of Irish Melody William Rimmer
17th Jun 1905 New Brighton Contest 5 Donizetti [arr. Round] William Rimmer
16th Jun 1905 Whit Friday Millgate 1 Unknown, do you know?
16th Jun 1905 Rochdale (Tam-o'-Shanter Hotel) Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
16th Jun 1905 Whit Friday Whitworth 1 Unknown, do you know?
16th Jun 1905 Whit Friday Bacup 1 Unknown, do you know?
27th May 1905 Blackburn Contest (Open Section) 2 La Cenerentola William Rimmer
20th May 1905 Darwen Contest 1 La Cenerentola William Rimmer
13th May 1905 Warrington Contest 4 La Cenerentola William Rimmer
1st Oct 1904 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 3 Grand Selection: Mendelssohn's Works [arr. Godfrey] 7 William Rimmer
5th Sep 1904 Belle Vue September Contest Semiramide [arr. Godfrey] 7 William Rimmer
20th Aug 1904 Kirkcaldy Contest 5 Rob Roy 10 Unknown, do you know?
6th Aug 1904 Nelson Contest 1 Anna Bolena [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
25th Jun 1904 Hardraw Scar 1 Anna Bolena [unknown arranger] William Rimmer
18th Jun 1904 New Brighton Contest 2 Songs of Ireland William Rimmer
4th Jun 1904 Cliviger Contest 3 Songs of Ireland William Rimmer
28th May 1904 Blackburn Contest Poliuto [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
27th May 1904 Whit Friday Bacup 2 Unknown, do you know?
7th Sep 1903 Belle Vue September Contest 3 Caractacus [arr. Godfrey] 17 William Rimmer
22nd Aug 1903 Workington Contest 4 Mercadante William Rimmer
8th Aug 1903 Nelson Contest 1 Casket of Gems 7 William Rimmer
25th Jul 1903 Rhos Contest 1 Mercadante William Rimmer
20th Jun 1903 Hardraw Scar 1 Mercadante 6 William Rimmer
6th Jun 1903 New Brighton Contest 5 Mercadante 13 William Rimmer
5th Jun 1903 Whit Friday Bacup 2 6 Unknown, do you know?
23rd May 1903 Blackburn Contest 12 Don Sebastiano [arr. Godfrey] 5 Unknown, do you know?
9th May 1903 Cliviger Contest 1 Casket of Gems 5 William Rimmer
2nd May 1903 Rawtenstall Contest La Belle Espagnole Unknown, do you know?
13th Apr 1903 Kidsgrove Contest 1 Mercadante William Rimmer
27th Sep 1902 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 5 Hiawatha [Coleridge-Taylor arr. Godfrey] 3 Alfred Gray
2nd Sep 1902 Deepdale Contest 5 Maritana [arr. Round] 2 Alexander Owen
1st Sep 1902 Belle Vue September Contest 4 L'Ebreo [arr. Godfrey] 18 Alexander Owen
9th Aug 1902 Dumfries Contest 2 Songs of Scotland 3 Walter Nuttall
5th Jul 1902 New Brighton Contest 4 Maritana [arr. Round] 3 Alexander Owen
21st Jun 1902 Newtown Contest 5 Gems from Sullivan's Operas No. 3 Unknown, do you know?
14th Jun 1902 Wolverhampton Contest 5 Sullivan No. 2 Unknown, do you know?
7th Jun 1902 Hardraw Scar 2 Alexander Owen
26th Apr 1902 Cliviger Contest 4 Songs of Shakespeare 5 William Rimmer
31st Mar 1902 Kidsgrove Contest Rose of Castille 5 William Rimmer
28th Sep 1901 National Championship of Great Britain (Crystal Palace) 2 Gems from Sullivan's Operas No. 3 15 William Rimmer
2nd Sep 1901 Belle Vue September Contest 4 Mirella [arr. Godfrey] 11 William Rimmer
17th Aug 1901 Kirkcaldy Contest W Songs of Shakespeare
10th Aug 1901 Rochdale Contest 1 Songs of Scotland 3 William Rimmer
3rd Aug 1901 Manchester Contest 2 Songs of Scotland 2 William Rimmer
27th Jul 1901 Colne March Contest 2 William Rimmer
27th Jul 1901 Trawden Contest 4 Belisario [arr. Godfrey] 3 William Rimmer
20th Jul 1901 New Brighton Contest 2 Songs of Scotland 7 William Rimmer
13th Jul 1901 Belle Vue July Contest 1 Lucia di Lammermoor [arr. Godfrey] 10 William Rimmer
29th Jun 1901 Nelson Contest 2 Belisario [arr. Round] 8 William Rimmer
22nd Jun 1901 Hardraw Scar 1 Songs of Scotland 4 William Rimmer
27th May 1901 West Stanley Contest W Songs of Scotland
4th May 1901 Rawtenstall Contest 1 Cordelia Unknown, do you know?
27th Apr 1901 Cliviger Contest 4 Songs of Scotland 10 William Rimmer
3rd Sep 1900 Belle Vue September Contest 8 La Gioconda [arr. Godfrey] 17 William Rimmer
11th Aug 1900 Rochdale Contest 2 Oberon [unknown arranger] 8 William Rimmer
4th Aug 1900 Cliviger Contest 2 Oberon [arr. Round] 1 William Rimmer
14th Jul 1900 Belle Vue July Contest 5 Der Wildschütz [arr. Godfrey Jr.] 12 William Rimmer
23rd Jun 1900 Rochdale Contest 3 Songs of England [Round] 5 William Rimmer
9th Jun 1900 Southport Contest 4 Oberon [arr. Round] 11 William Rimmer
16th Apr 1900 Kidsgrove Contest 9 Works of Auber [arr. Round] 3 William Rimmer
26th Aug 1899 Southport Contest 4 William Rimmer
19th Aug 1899 Kirkcaldy Contest Songs of England [Round] Unknown, do you know?
8th Jul 1899 Belle Vue July Contest Undine William Rimmer
17th Jun 1899 Hardraw Scar Contest 3 Lucia di Lammermoor - Selection [arr. Round] William Rimmer
27th May 1899 Southport Contest 1 Lucia di Lammermoor - Selection [arr. Round] William Rimmer
3rd Apr 1899 Clough Hall Contest 4 Herold [arr. Round] William Rimmer
1st Apr 1899 Nelson Contest 3 Herold [arr. Round] William Rimmer
5th Sep 1898 Belle Vue September Contest 7 Grand Selection: Mendelssohn's Works [arr. Godfrey] 13 William Rimmer
9th Jul 1898 Belle Vue July Contest 2 Rigoletto [arr. Godfrey] William Rimmer
14th May 1898 Bolton Contest Meyerbeer [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
9th Apr 1898 Nelson Contest Meyerbeer [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
28th Aug 1897 Littleborough Contest 5 Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] William Rimmer
17th Jul 1897 Boothfold Contest 1 Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] William Rimmer
10th Jul 1897 Belle Vue July Contest 9 The Merry Wives of Windsor [Nicolai] William Rimmer
26th Jun 1897 Heywood Contest 3 Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] William Rimmer
22nd May 1897 Southport Central Contest Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
15th May 1897 Rawtenstall Contest 1 Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] William Rimmer
17th Apr 1897 Compstall Contest Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
16th Apr 1897 Ardwick Contest 1 Macbeth [unknown composer, unknown arranger] William Rimmer
12th Sep 1896 Blackpool Contest 3 Maritana [arr. Round] William Rimmer
8th Jul 1893 Belle Vue July Contest 7 Giralda [arr. Godfrey] 1 Unknown, do you know?
3rd Jun 1893 Boothfold Contest Marino Faliero [arr. Round] 9 Edwin Swift
13th May 1893 Rawtenstall Contest Theodora Unknown, do you know?
29th Apr 1893 Newhallhey Contest Marino Faliero [arr. Round] 3 Unknown, do you know?
20th Aug 1892 Luddenden Contest 3 Il Giuramento [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
23rd Jul 1892 Bacup Contest 5 Edwin Swift
9th Jul 1892 Belle Vue July Contest Le Pre-aux-Clercs [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
28th May 1892 Goodshaw Contest 4 Il Giuramento [arr. Godfrey] Unknown, do you know?
7th May 1892 Stacksteads Contest Il Giuramento [arr. Round] Unknown, do you know?
16th Apr 1892 Colne Contest Il Giuramento [unknown arranger] Unknown, do you know?
16th Apr 1892 Colne Contest Il Giuramento [unknown arranger] Edwin Swift
22nd Aug 1891 Luddenden Contest 3 Linda di Chamounix [arr. Godfrey] 6 George Raine
15th Aug 1891 Stacksteads Contest 8 Comfort Ye and The Glory 2 George Raine
13th Jun 1891 Sowerby Bridge Contest 1 Linda di Chamounix [unknown arranger] 10 Unknown, do you know?
6th Jun 1891 Droylsden Contest Linda di Chamounix [unknown arranger] 13 George Raine
23rd May 1891 Morecambe Contest Linda di Chamounix [arr. Godfrey] 3 Unknown, do you know?
6th Sep 1890 Chorley Contest Pandora Quadrilles 3 Unknown, do you know?
30th Aug 1890 Bacup Contest 6 Nil Desperandum 6 George Raine
9th Aug 1890 Brinscall Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?
7th Sep 1889 Brinscall Contest 3 Thou Alone Art Holy 9 Unknown, do you know?
6th Jul 1889 Stockport Contest 11 Thou Alone Art Holy 12 George Raine
30th Jun 1888 Queens Park (Manchester) Contest Le Message Royal 16 W. I. Crossley
27th Aug 1887 Bacup Contest W 'Worthy is the Lamb' from 'The Messiah' [unknown arranger]
7th Jul 1883 Rochdale Contest 2 Wright Mitchell
30th Jun 1883 Radcliffe Contest Hours of Beauty 2 James Lord
12th May 1883 Mytholm Contest W Iolanthe (selection)
24th Mar 1883 Todmorden Contest The Forest Queen 8 John Lord
8th Jul 1882 Hollingworth Lake Contest 5 Unknown, do you know?
17th Jun 1882 Nelson Contest W Symphonic Fantasia
19th May 1877 Healey Contest Unknown, do you know?
29th Jul 1876 Todmorden Contest 5   4 Wright Mitchell
4th Apr 1874 Trawden Contest Stiffelio [unknown arranger] 6 James Lord
12th Jul 1873 Shibden Hall Contest Unknown, do you know?
24th Aug 1872 Rawtenstall Contest 3 Unknown, do you know?
31st Mar 1872 Trawden Contest Unknown, do you know?
26th Aug 1871 Bacup Contest 4 Unknown, do you know?
5th Aug 1871 Hollingworth Lake Contest 1 Unknown, do you know?
25th Jun 1870 Halifax Contest 'Worthy is the Lamb' and "Amen" from The Messiah Unknown, do you know?

Whit Friday

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Date Contest Position Conductor March
25th May 1956 Millbrook (Whit Friday) Unknown, do you know?
29th May 1953 Millbrook (Whit Friday) 11 Frederick Lonsdale Garth
6th Jun 1952 Uppermill (Whit Friday) 1 Unknown, do you know?
6th Jun 1952 Lees (Whit Friday) 3 Unknown, do you know?
2nd Jun 1950 Greenfield (Whit Friday) 1 Unknown, do you know?
2nd Jun 1950 Lees (Whit Friday) 3 Unknown, do you know?
4th Jun 1926 Ashton (Whit Friday) 4 Unknown, do you know?
5th Jun 1925 Ashton (Whit Friday) 4 Unknown, do you know?
13th Jun 1924 Ashton (Whit Friday) 1 Unknown, do you know?
13th Jun 1924 Greenfield (Whit Friday) 1 Unknown, do you know?
Years Contest
1903 1904 1905 Nelson Contest

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